film
Inner Sanctum

Cultural strength creates national pride

Professor of Science Vũ Minh Giang attracts attention every time he chairs a major conference at home and abroad, attracting viewers with his erudition. He is chairman of the Specialty Council of the Center for Asian Studies and has just visited Seoul in the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring cooperation between Việt Nam and South Korea to new heights. Vi Thùy Linh talks with him.
Inner Sanctum

Getting the direction of history right

Seven years after his TV series Đường Lên Điện Biên (Road to Điện Biên), director Bùi Tuấn Dũng is back in action with the 10-episode work Bình Minh Phía Trước (Dawn ahead) about late Party General Secretary Nguyễn Văn Cừ. The series was screened on VTV1 every weekday from July 6 to celebrate the revolutionary's 110th birthday.
Life & Style

Lecturer promotes make-up art innovation

The first students at the Design for Performance Department in the Hà Nội Academy of Theatre and Cinema recently received Bachelor of Arts degrees in make-up. This is the first course of its kind in the country where students get to work on creating superheroes and monsters using their make-up skills.
Inner Sanctum

Young actor shines as Trịnh Công Sơn

Despite entering the entertainment industry through Giọng Hát Việt 2018 (The Voice of Vietnam), Lương Anh Vũ (Avin Lu) is now more widely known as an actor. His recent performance in Em Và Trịnh (You and Trịnh), a biopic of songwriter Trịnh Công Sơn (1939-2001) has dominated Việt Nam’s box office in recent weeks.